Comedian Lewis Black will bring his latest show, Running on Empty, to Broadway in October, according to the New York Times. The successor to his 2004 show Black on Broadway, Black's one-man-show will discusses politics and the upcoming election. The show is set to run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre October 9 through 14.
Black is known for his TV appearances on Comedy Central’s Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His 2004 Broadway show Black on Broadway was filmed and televised on HBO. His other stand-up shows include Red, White, and Screwed, In God We Rust and Stark Raving Black. He received a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album and was voted among the 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians of All Time by Comedy Central.
The Tony-winning revival of Porgy and Bess is currently playing the Richard Rodgers Theatre through September 23.